Next Episode of The Supervet is
Season 8 / Episode 5 and airs on 27 December 2016 20:00
Noel Fitzpatrick runs one of the most advanced veterinary practices in Britain and is known as the Bionic Vet. Some of the hardest-to-cure pets from across the country receive cutting-edge treatments and surgery here, from a team of over a hundred surgeons, nurses, ward attendants and physiotherapists. This four-part series follows Noel and his team as they use their pioneering techniques to attempt to cure pets that might otherwise be beyond saving.
Noel pushes the boundaries of medicine in his field as he tries to save a alsatian puppy, with a ground-breaking cell treatment. A young chihuahua is suffering from a neck deformity that also needs treating. Whilst another dog, named Ted has deformed front legs.
It's Christmas, and Noel is busier than ever, with a sleigh-pulling Alaskan malamute's bad knees, a cocker spaniel with a shattered jaw and a cute dachshund puppy
Noel treats a cockapoo puppy called Henry, who has a fractured neck. There is also a Romanian stray known as Geoffrey, whose front legs are so badly deformed that he can barely walk.
A five-year-old Great Dane is Noel's first patient today and it's lost use of it's back legs. The dog is soon left fighting for it's life as it's slipped disk causes a overly-complicated operation. A ten-year-old collie with hip dysplasia is also treated.
A Newfoundland called Billy needs treatment on it's legs. A tiny Yorkshire terrier has a deformity in it's neck that is causing spinal chord problems, so Noel has to carry out a extremely high-risk operation with guarantee of success.
Ruth and Chris have spent their lives rescuing stray animals. Can Noel save their three-legged cat Jersey? There's also a dog with a dodgy elbow and a two metre tall Great Dane.
Fitzpatrick Referrals is used to dealing with emergencies. But when a young cockapoo called Orla gets hit by a lawn mower, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick fears the worst. Noel's challenge is to save as much of the leg as possible. Samantha, who suffers from a rare brain condition, has a special bond with seven-year-old Labrador, Scooby. But Scooby has been struggling with pain in his elbows, and Noel needs to investigate the extent of the problem. And Kane, a German Shepherd-Collie cross, is struggling with a bulging disk in his spine and hip dysplasia.
Noel helps Hetty the Labrador - a guide and seizure dog that's lame. There's also a Rhodesian Ridgeback with a tumour and a sickly Tibetan terrier.
A young family rush to the clinic with their Chihuahua, that's been hit by a car and has a crushed pelvis. And Banjo, a much-loved spaniel is brought in with problem hips.
Noel Fitzpatrick(Noel Fitzpatrick)
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